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everywhere

[ev-ree-hwair, -wair] /ˈɛv riˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/
adverb
1.
in every place or part; in all places.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English everihwer, representing 2 formations: every every + hwer where, and ever ever + ihwer anywhere, everywhere (Old English gehwǣr; see y-, where)
Usage note
See anyplace.
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  • Students bustle about and quickly find these strange places everywhere.
  • It is being redrawn everywhere, and in many places the interdisciplinary designs are turning into structures.
  • They grow nearly everywhere, and you can pick them for hours.
  • everywhere, ponds are linked to streams, which burble over small waterfalls into still more ponds.
  • Everything intrigued him: he wanted to go everywhere and see everything.
  • Large chicks mill around everywhere, some of them flapping.
  • Now that nearly everyone has been nearly everywhere, it might be thought that travel writers have lost their purpose.
  • Every culture, everywhere in the world, makes music.
  • Portraits of the buck-toothed, retiring rodents are everywhere at the show.
  • His broad face, with its flat nose and tiny eyes, was recognized everywhere.
British Dictionary definitions for everywhere

everywhere

/ˈɛvrɪˌwɛə/
adverb
1.
to or in all parts or places
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Word Origin and History for everywhere
adv.

Old English æfre gehwær; see every + where.

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